Cops and Courts

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.

Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services

Aug. 18-26

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 10 medical calls and eight fire calls.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Aug. 19-26

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 11 medical calls and three fire calls.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Aug. 19-26

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to four medical calls and three fire calls.

Homer Police

Aug. 19

A caller at 12:15 a.m. made a Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately (REDDI) report on a vessel in the Homer Harbor. An officer contacted the people involved.

A caller at 7:28 a.m. asked for assistance from an officer in getting a person to put out their fire on Spit Road. An officer went to the area.

A man at 8:55 a.m. went to the police station with a found wallet. A message was left for its owner and the wallet was later returned to them.

A 22-year-old man at 9:38 a.m. went to the police station to retrieve property and was arrested on two warrants for failing to appear in court.

Dispatch at 10:02 . a.m. got an email from a person requesting assistance at Spit Road and Ice Dock Road. Officers assisted the person.

A caller at 11:49 a.m. reported getting threats on Sprucewood Avenue. An officer spoke with the caller and advised them of their options.

A caller at 12:50 p.m. reported that a man was harassing him on Spit Road after the caller had informed the man about local fishing laws.

A caller at 2:35 p.m. reported a hit and run after the fact on Beluga Place near Bishop’s Beach. An officer spoke with the complainant.

A person at 2:35 p.m. went to the police station to report the theft of medication from a building on Homer Bypass Road. An officer took a report.

An agency at 3:24 p.m. reported people violating a city ordinance on Freight Dock Road. Officers went to the scene but the call was canceled before they got there.

A wanted man turned himself in to the police station at 4:30 p.m. Officers took the 39-year-old man into custody in the Homer Jail.

A caller at 6:08 p.m. requested help from an officer with a civil matter on Clover Lane. Officers went to the location to contact the people involved.

A caller at 6:40 p.m. reported a suspicious circumstance at a local business on East Pioneer Avenue. An officer went to the location and found the report was unfounded.

Officers at 9:18 p.m. attempted to trespass a person from property on Kachemak Drive but weren’t able to locate the person.

An officer at 11:10 p.m. issued a summons to a 24-year-old man at Spit Road and Freight Dock Road for a traffic violation.

Aug. 20

A caller at 10:44 a.m. made a REDDI report on a low flying aircraft at Ocean Drive and Brown Bear Loop. The FAA was contacted.

A caller at 10:44 a.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on Homer Bypass Road. An officer contacted the driver but didn’t notice any impairment.

A caller at 5:37 p.m. made a REDDI report on a vehicle on Spit Road. An officer responded and located a vehicle similar to the description parked and unoccupied.

A caller at 6:32 p.m. reported minors smoking marijuana on Grubstake Avenue. An officer located the minors and gave them rides back to their homes.

An officer at 6:42 p.m. contacted a driver at Mt. Augustine Drive and the Sterling Highway and gave them a citation for driving without their operator’s license and for speeding.

A caller at 7:09 p.m. reported people having tents up and a campfire going on city property on Spit Road. An officer went to the scene and found the report was unfounded. The people were on their own property tending a setnet.

An officer at 10:24 p.m. contacted a disabled vehicle at West Hill Road and the Sterling Highway.

Aug. 21

A caller at 2:23 a.m. investigated a vehicle at West Hill Road and the Sterling Highway.

A caller at 9:36 a.m. reported trespassing on Ben Walters Lane. An officer responded but the people in question were gone when the officer arrived.

A caller at 10:39 a.m. reported finding a loose dog in the area of Main Street. The Animal Control Office was advised and went to the area.

A woman at 2:50 p.m. went to the police station with information to give to law enforcement. An officer spoke with the woman.

A caller at 9:30 p.m. reported an overdue vessel on Spit Road. The appropriate agency was contacted.

Aug. 23

A caller at 10:27 a.m. reported a man shoplifting at a business on Greatland Street. An officer responded and issued the 34-year-old man a summons for two counts of fourth-degree theft.

An agency at 10:44 a.m. reported a man violating a city camping ordinance at Karen Hornaday Road. An officer contacted the man and advised him that he was trespassed from the property.

A caller from a local agency at 2:53 p.m. reported a woman trespassing on Fish Dock Road. An officer took a report.

A caller at 4:20 p.m. reported information regarding a “barbecue on public property” in the Homer area.

A caller at 6:24 p.m. reported a man blowing an air horn in a public meeting at Land’s End Resort. Officers responded to the scene.

A caller at 7:49 p.m. reported a vehicle speeding on Bishop’s Beach with children around. An officer went to the area.

An officer at 8:20 p.m. assisted medics on Ben Walters Lane.

An officer at 11:53 p.m. warned a driver for having an expired operators license on East End Road.


Aug. 23

Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Anchor Point gave a citation to a 52-year-old man from Auburndale, Florida, who was a licensed sport fishing guide for failing to immediately record the landing of halibut on his clients’ sport fishing licenses. Three optional court appearance citations where issued for the offenses with a total bail able fine of $360.

Information regarding courthouse activity is taken from logbooks and court-issued forms and may not contain all details of the final disposition of each case. Case files are available for public review at the courthouse.


Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through March Aug. 26:

Criminal Court

Weston P. Huarte, avoiding an interlock device.

Gary L. L. Seltenreich, 34, fourth-degree theft.

Rodrigo R. Rodriguez, 49, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence-related.

Alden T. Steiner, 22, driving with a license that was canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense.

Christopher R. Wilson, 35, fourth-degree theft.

Kyle Hock, 30, violating conditions of release.

Burton D. Cameron, 51, driving under the influence, first-degree criminal trespass, refusing to submit to a chemical test and resisting arrest.

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